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panel are carolyn said, "san francisco chronicle" reporter. jolie o'dell, venturebeat reporter. and andrew ross, "san francisco chronicle" columnist. earlier this evening president obama signed an order triggering automatic cuts in federal spending. this is because congress and the president failed to reach a deficit reduction deal. andrew, let's begin with you. how is california affected specifically? >> of all the states, california is affect
fights to keep accreditation. san francisco symphony fight over salary or benefits. >> we go on stage and we're judged. >> california's top judge calls on lawmakers to restore money to a court system crippled by budget cuts. >> i worry that california is on the wrong side. >> and a photo exhibition offers an inside look at the impact of war on the iraqi citizens as the iraq war's tenth anniversary approach approaches. >>> good evening. i'm scott shaffer from kqed magazine. welcome to "this week in northern california." we begin with news in the week. joining me is josh richman, bay area news group and cy musiker and then andrea koskey. today, an important deadline for city college of san francisco to submit its plan to keep accreditation. last year, the accrediting commission gave the embattled community college 14 conversi controversial reforms and people
the housing collapse saw some of the biggest gains including phoenix, las vegas and san francisco all with double-digit price gains. joining us now the co-founder of the case schuller index, robert schuller. he's also economics professor at yale university. you know, robert, a lot of people are looking at these statistics if you'ra i home buyer or home searle, you'll come away with conclusions and if you're a home buyer you're saying maybe this is the time to buy that house because prices are going go up and if you're a home searle, maybe rethink holding off before selling because you might get a better price. how should paid people strategize through this? >> it's very important to keep a distinction between the housing market and the stock market. momentum is much, much stronger in the housing market. so the fact that we just set a record on the dow means very little about the outlook for the stock market and that the increases we see in the housing market means a lot. it's not as efficient a market so this might be a time to accelerate a purchase of a home to get the increases that
started. the week of valentine's day, 2004, newly elected san francisco mayor gavin newsom, boldly, some said recklessly orders to grant marriage
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flights, wh whr it's from san francisco or boston, the fares are about 50% higher than coach fares. this week, united airlines started changing out the business class on some of those transcontinental flights, putting in flat business class seats. there will be fewer in business class. and, by the way, the question becomes why are they doing this? it's all aut selling a higher per scentage of business class flights. what united has started, we're seeing now with other airlines following. later this month, we'll see the same from delta. later this year, american will follow. and then you have jet blue announcing that it will upgrade its transcontinental service with premium service next year. what do frequent fliers think about all of this? generally speaking, they like it. >> it's great. a lot of times, you have very, very long days. you can get rested up on these flights. >> i think it's nice if you can get the upgrade, you know. but for most people, it's going to be tougher with the airlines consolidating. >> and it will be tougher because there will be fewer seats in business cl
. phoenix was up year over year, san francisco, 17.5 and then you look at the bottom of the list and new york city up just half a percent. what kind of conclusion should we draw from looking at these numbers and what's the story behind the numbers. >> short run go for phoenix. long run, go for new york. by the way, the financial sector is very low priced now, too. new york is the world's financial sector and it looks beaten down right now, but my feeling is that has a good, strong future. >> let me get you as a student of value to comment if you would on the values of the stock market today. do you think the market is priced too high for the economic underpinnings. >> it is priced highly. i have my own -- and cyclically adjusted price-earnings ratio, and that ratio is 23 which is high. then you have to remember that interest rates are very low. so it's not unnatural for them to be high. so what i'm saying is based on the cape ratio and the real return on the stock market for the next ten years might be something like 3% a year which isn't bad in the current environment. that's way better
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